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My Favorite Cars of My Brother’s Birthyear

Tweet All photos by Randy Stern The Camelot Era began. The Kennedys swept into the White House with a new sense of glamour never seen in D.C. before. A modern couple‚Äôs presence in power was a sign of change for … Continue reading

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Historiography: The Automobile in Canada

Tweet 1956 Meteor – All Photos by Randy Stern July is a patriotic month for many countries. In particular, the United States of America and Canada. We know about the USA’s contribution to the automobile. This country set the bar … Continue reading

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Geneva 2017: Intrigue in Switzerland

Tweet The Geneva International Motor Show never disappoints. It is not just the intriguing products that will never come to North America. This show also includes those that will come here, but with a certain flair designed to engage and … Continue reading

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My Favorite Vehicles of 2016

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern #VOTY16 has been awarded. The editorial calendar has turned over a new year. It is cause for celebration! There is one more bit of business to take care of. As a tradition, I sit … Continue reading

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Making the Claim

Tweet 2017 Volvo XC90 T6 Inscription – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Volvo XC90 You know you’re the baddest thing around when you can pat yourself on the back and make audacious … Continue reading

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#MAMA16FR – 25 Years in The Making

Tweet A typical Wednesday morning at Autobahn Country Club – All Photos by Randy Stern Why is the Midwest Automotive Media Association such an honor to be a member of? A discussion with one of its board members came up … Continue reading

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Bringing IndyCar Engine technology To The Streets

Tweet IndyCar is the guiding light for engine manufacturers. Downsized, turbocharged, high compression ratios, and exotic materials – this describes the 2.2 liter twin turbo V6 specified by the Verizon IndyCar series. These engines are designed, built and supplied by … Continue reading

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Chicago 2016: Playing Catch Up

TweetAfter seven Media Days, The Chicago Auto Show still serves up good opportunities to catch debuts of new products, watch revisions of current ones and catch up on vehicles seen at prior auto shows. The latter is important, since it … Continue reading

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Historiography: America, Meet Volvo!

TweetOnce upon a time, Sweden built some damn good cars. They still do. In fact, Volvo had a major rebound in 2015 thanks to some needed new product, new engineering and technology and a new commitment to building the best … Continue reading

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My Favorite Vehicles of 2015

TweetIn a busy year full of adventures with car clubs, cruises, big events, media junkets and auto shows, where do I have enough time to explore those vehicles that made this year special? Somehow I did. Not just for V&R, … Continue reading

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